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Erica Negi grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated cum laude from Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. After teaching Reading and French in Philadelphia, she moved to California and got married. She began writing, documenting her new, married, West Coast life. She continued teaching and writing in her spare time. And in 2007, she gave birth to her first child. In the same year, she also gave birth to Vanessa, the protagonist of My Life in Loubies. It was at this time when she began writing full-time, vicariously living mommyhood through a young, fresh, authentic and ready to have it all Vanessa.

Her debut novel, My Life in Loubies examines the complexities of the desire to have it all, honestly examining it from a real woman's perspective. Finally assessing just how far one will go and sacrafice to have it all.

Negi now resides with her husband and son in Orange County, California. She is currently working on her second novel.

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